6.23/ Long Island Museum: Calling All Artists — Annual Juried Art Competition


Long Island Museum’s annual juried art competition
The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook announces its annual juried art competition, coming this September in Stony Brook. Deadline for all entries is July 27, 2017 and this year’s theme is Animal Kingdom: From Tame to Wild. All amateur and professional artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of artwork depicting animals for a flat fee of $30 ($25 for Museum and LIMarts members). Anyone interested in participating in the competition may register online at longislandmuseum.org. (Entrants must be 18 or older).
A panel of museum staff members will select the final entries that make up the exhibition, to be displayed in the Visitors Center from September 15 through October 22. Two art professionals, Seung Lee, Professor of Art and Director of Fine Arts and Graduate Studies at LIU Post; and Christina Mossaides Strassfield, Museum Director and Chief Curator of Guild Hall Museum will select the winning entries. The winners will be announced at an artist’s reception on Friday, September 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.The reception is free and open to the public.
Located at 1200 Route 25A in Stony Brook, the Long Island Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate dedicated to American history and art as it relates to Long Island. The museum opens the spring season with three new exhibitions on February 24.  For more information, call 631-751-0066 or visit the museum web site at www.longislandmuseum.org.

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